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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3147M Marlborough
October 5, 2018 10:00AMCalender

Rare Benjamin Stancliffe & Edmund Draper Vernier Compass

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3147M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 05, 2018 10:00AM


Rare Benjamin Stancliffe & Edmund Draper Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1830, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. silvered dial marked "Stancliffe & Draper Philad./Warranted," blued-steel needle with lock-down knob on underside, dual bubble levels and sighting vanes, lg. 14 in.
Estimate $500-700

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